Taupo

Walk Taupo

Contact: Walk Taupo Chairperson: Jacky Gartner, 07 378 6960

Walk Taupo was formed July 2006. It is made up of a group of volunteers with support from Taupo District Council, Sport Waikato, Public Health Organisation, Living Streets Aotearoa, Bike Taupo and Educating NZ Empowering Educators.  The Taupo Community needed representatives from their community to encourage and support walking as a recreational and daily activity.

The Walk Taupo committee meets as and when required. It has identified several needs and goals for the first year:

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DOC Information: Taupo and Tongariro Tracks and Walks

The Tongariro Taupo Conservancy has a great range of walking tracks from low level bush, river and lake shore walks to high level and remote experience ventures. This site offers information on the DOC maintained tracks in the Taupo/Tongariro area, including the Ruapheu Crater Climb and the Tongariro Cros
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Taupo takes on new exercise challenge

SPARC’s three year $155,000 investment is enabling a new exercise programme to be established in Taupo and Turangi.
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Riverbank walkway (Wanganui)

This photographic map shows the route of the riverbank walkway between Taupo Quay and Beach Road.
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Recreation strategy (Taupo)

Taupo district is a special place to recreate, known worldwide for its environment and the variety of opportunities this presents.
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Cycling and walking strategy (Taupo)

Council has adopted a district wide cycling and walking strategy that provides guida
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About Us

Living Streets Aotearoa is the New Zealand organisation for people on foot, promoting walking-friendly communities. We are a nationwide organisation with local branches and affiliates throughout New Zealand.

We want more people walking and enjoying public spaces be they young or old, fast or slow, whether walking, sitting, commuting, shopping, between appointments, or out on the streets for exercise, for leisure or for pleasure.

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